The Department of Respiratory Care was started with the establishment of the College of Applied Medical Sciences in Jubail in 2017. The RC program aims to serve the local community by meeting the student’s demand of the profession in the region.

The program prepares the graduates to be a valuable member in the health care team, who are qualified to deal with various acute and chronic cardiopulmonary conditions in age groups ranging from the newborns to the elderly.

The curriculum structure was guided by the required competencies of the respiratory care graduates, which was published by a panel from experts in the field. The competencies are covered through 4 years of lectures, laboratory practice, and clinical training. This is followed by a year of internship. The department collaborates with several national hospitals and medical centers for the training and the internship.


To be a leading program in the region, which is capable to serve the profession, the patients, and the community.


To graduate Respiratory Care Professionals competent in creative knowledge, research, and community service while observing Islamic values who can meet all national and international standards of the profession.


  • Provide quality education in Respiratory Care
  • Promote Scientific Research and evidence-based practice
  • Promote social responsibility and community engagement
  • Provide efficient student support system
  • Prepare Respiratory Care professionals that meet regulatory standards
Published on: 11 April 2021
Last update on: 21 March 2023
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